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Portable Document Format (PDF) is an open standard for document exchange created by Adobe Systems.

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When printing from Firefox I get strange symbols [migrated]

When I open this pdf in Firefox its correctly shown, but when I print to my HP Officejet Pro 8600 from Firefox, the text looks partially very odd like this: When I print it from Chrome, the outcome ...
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How to merge Google documents with PDF files automatically?

I am trying to merge different file sources into one Google doc, in a programmatic way. That means I should use Google scripting. So far I do not have problems inserting text files, images, MS Word or ...
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Exporting Google SpreadSheet to PDF (filename referring to a cell D7)

I have developed a script which allows me to export a spreadsheet to a pdf file with a click of a button. I have assigned the script to a macro so that it is triggered by clicking on an image. Script ...
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Automatically save a mail from Gmail to Google Drive

Every month I get approx 50 receipts for various things via email. I need to copy/print these to pdf (or similar) and store them in a receipt folder (eg. July 2018) on Google Drive. Currently, I do ...
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How can I open up PDFs in Google Drive with the Google Chrome PDF viewer? [duplicate]

I'm in Google Chrome, but when I click on the PDF in Drive, I can only read it in the Drive viewer. I'd like to be able to read it in the normal Chrome viewer. I know I can download the file and then ...
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How to change margins when copy and pasting from a pdf in google docs

Here is some else explaining the issue,"If I copy text from a PDF file or a website that has a narrow width margin, those margin settings are preserved when pasted into google docs. This is annoying ...
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PDFview in Google Docs

I want to preview PDF in google docs. I use 'http://docs.google.com/gview?url=mypdfurl'.I try to access pdf using localhost http connection. Sometime it is working fine and after some time It gives ...
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Converting from PDF to GEDCOM

I'm building my family tree and want to convert my tree from Findmypast to a GEDCOM file. Can I do this without paying the annual subscription to download the PDF to GEDCOM converter?
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PDF Version of Completed Form to Google Drive

Is there a way to automatically have a PDF version of a submitted form saved in Google Drive?
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Save location in PDF files in Google Drive

How can I read my GDrive PDF documents and be able to mark which page I am on? Adobe Player does not read GDrive files. Different owners, obviously.
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PDF shows only top row of spreadsheet

I am attempting to export a spreadsheet which is "created" daily through an automated e-mail in Google Apps Script. When attempting to convert to PDF I only get the top row shown in the PDF document (...
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Google Drive thinks PDF is a video

I have some diploma/result PDF's in Google Drive, and for some reason Google Drive thinks some of them are videos (type: Flash) and won't preview them online. Here is a screenshot of the Google Drive ...
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How can I search Gmail for password-protected PDFs?

I'm looking for an attachment that happens to be a password-protected PDF file (you need to type the password to open it). Is there a way to search Gmail for such files?
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Google docs get PDF without page breaks

Is there a way to make Google docs put all content in a PDF without splitting it into pages? I understand that sticking to a certain page size is important for printing, but for the PDF I'm making it'...
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How do I convert from a Google document to PDF without downloading it?

I'd like to convert from a Google document to PDF and have it just appear in Google Drive, without having to choose "download as" and then re-upload. There's an "email as attachment" option where you ...
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Can't download/export a large Google Docs document as PDF (what are the limits on Google Drive?)

TL;DR I have a very large Google Docs document which can not be exported to PDF*, but I can download it in all the other supported formats, which unfortunately do not fit my needs. What are the ...
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Is there a script to stamp & password protect a PDF on Google Drive?

I have a few PDFs on a Google Drive, I would like to watermark/stamp & password protect (to disallow editing) before I share them. Is there a solution using Google App Scripts?
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How to convert PDF to Google Docs for several files, to save space

I'm trying to save space on my Google Drive. I noticed I have several PDFs stored, most of which are over 1MB. According to Google Support, Google Drive can convert PDFs to Google Docs (which is nice ...
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How to make bullet sizes match in web app vs printed in Google Docs when using a non Arial font?

I've come to realize that seemingly only Arial font will print my Google Doc bullets in the correct size. If I use a different font, this happens: In browser: Printed/downloaded to PDF: Notice how ...
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Output forms and responses to PDF in Cognito Forms

We are an Adobe FormCentral customer. We use the forms as permit applications on our website. These permit applications then get imported (pdf) into the permit management system. We need the same ...
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PDF of GitHub Readme file

Is there a way to download the Readme file of a GitHub project as a PDF, with the same formatting as the readme?
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How to select text in a scanned document in Google Drive PDF viewer

In my PDF documents in Google Drive, I used to be able to select text of a scanned document. I've always scanned at 300dpi. Since at least a year I can't select text in scanned documents anymore in ...
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Google Drive track furthest read page in a PDF, or have selectable text in uploaded Google Books?

Is there a way to automatically track the furtherest read page of a PDF in in Google Docs? I have some large text books and other technical reading I'm working through slowly. I've uploaded them to ...
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arXiv: “x.pdf appears to have been produced by TeX”

How does arXiv determine that a PDF has been produced by TeX? E.g.:
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If I replace a PDF file in Google Drive, will the share link stay the same, or will I have to give out a new one?

If I replace a PDF file in Google Drive, by dragging a new one into the folder on my hard drive and ok-ing the replace operation when Windows asks, will the share link stay the same, or will I have to ...
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Automating Predictable Received Gmail Attachments

BACKGROUND: I work in a small construction business. On a regular basis, I get emailed time sheets that I use to attach to / write invoices with. Would it be possible to Send an automatic received ...
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Google Play books missing table of contents for PDF uploads

I have uploaded several books (PDFs) using the Google Play Books Upload service. However, I found out that none of these show a "table of content" bookmark normally found in PDFs. (I see a valid TOC ...
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Can you display PDFs on a blog in Blogger?

I have a blog about sign language. I would like to post a couple of .pdf pages of my drawn signs put with a song, so people can download. Is it possible to display a PDF that is a couple of pages on ...
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How to save a PDF which is directly viewed in Firefox into Google Drive?

I am looking for a possibility to directly save/send a PDF which is opened in Firefox into Google Drive. The solution should work without having the Google Drive client installed on the computer. Are ...
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How to annotate PDF files inside Google Drive? [closed]

Is is possible to annotate PDF files inside Google Drive? In the Google Drive PDF Viewer I could not find any annotating options. However, is there an extension that allows annotating PDF files? By ...
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How to use Google to search my PDF document with preview results?

Is there a way to use Google Search on an indexed (by google) PDF file to not only search within the PDF, but show snippets or previews of the search results? For example, one or two lines of text ...
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Direct link for PDF files in SkyDrive/OneDrive

I want to make a direct link to a document at SkyDrive, so that I'll see only the PDF at the browser, not any of the SkyDrive chrome. For example, if you click http://www.cccf-fcsge.ca/wp-content/...
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Can my unshared documents on Mendeley be removed for infringement on copyright or other intellectual property rights?

Also, can documents shared with private groups only be removed? http://www.mendeley.com/copyright/ does not specify it.
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How can I look for a keyword in a Scribd document?

I am reading this book on Scribd. How can I look for a keyword in this document?
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How to export all Google Docs in a folder in one single PDF?

I have a folder with hundreds of short Google docs (product descriptions). I am wondering if there is an easy way (like "push button") to export all these in a PDF that simply assemble all the PDF ...
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Can Google PDF Viewer hide the lefthand navigation on a PDF by default?

Some clients of ours want to embed the following PDF in their website: https://docs.google.com/a/upshift.co.nz/file/d/0B39VaSipB41-ODk3WFRfSWRSV0k/preview Unfortunately the viewer shows a left-hand ...
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Exporting PDF from Google Drive doc - File name loses all spaces

We use Google Drive to create documents, and when we publish / release them we export them as a .pdf by using the inbuilt File > Download as > PDF Document (pdf). But when we get the PDF file ...
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Can I trick GitHub into displaying the PDF in the browser instead of downloading it?

When viewing a PDF file on GitHub, there seems to be no way to have the browser simply display the file as opposed to downloading it. None of these links work, and these are the only ones I'm able to ...
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Print all Gmail messages between specific dates

Is there a way to print (or export, or save as PDF) all mail messages between specific dates in Gmail? I realize I could probably do it through an email client, but I would rather be able to through ...
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Is it possible to download a published Google Docs as PDF?

I have a published Google Docs on my site and I want users to have the option to download the file as a PDF. It's not important if the link will be within the HTML page or on my site. Link to view ...
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What DTP does Wikipedia use for PDF export?

When viewing any Wikipedia article, it is possible to export the article to a number of formats, including PDF. My instinct told me they would use some TeX system (plainTeX, LaTeX, ConTeXt, etc.), ...
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Google Docs table of contents links are wrong in PDF

Me and my school partner use Google Docs for our school reports so we can write in the same document at the same time. Works fine. We normally download the report as a PDF and hand it in. Today when ...
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Fix broken PDF Link in Google Scholar

Does anyone know how to update or fix a PDF link in Google Scholar once it has become broken? I have co-authored some papers, but when I got a job at a new school the old one shut down my old ...
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Does Google Drive upload the entire file or only the delta for a minor change?

I have a big PDF file (about 50 MB) on my PC which is associated with Google Drive. If i make some changes to the file by adding some highlighting and notes, does Google Drive upload the entire 50 MB ...
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Can I prevent Google from tracking which links I follow in downloaded PDFs?

I want to create a PDF document using Google Docs/Drive that includes links, but without Google tracking clicks on those links. Downloading a Google Drive document (File > Download as) in any other ...
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What determines whether or not a PDF may be previewed in Google Docs?

I have multiple PDFs stored in Google Docs, some quite lengthy (over 1k pages). Some of them allow preview, others do not. What are the requirements for preview? Must the PDF be created by a certain ...
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How should I format my cv / résumé for automatic parsers?

Can I make a résumé upload more accurately by providing machine-readable tags? I use LaTex for my résumé and ideally would be able to upload a PDF generated by pdflatex. I could export to another ...
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Cannot copy text from PDF generated with Google Docs?

I exported my document as PDF from Google Drive on the Web. When I try to Copy/Paste my content, I get this : 􏰁􏰂􏰃􏰄􏰂􏰅􏰆􏰇􏰈􏰀􏰉􏰊􏰇􏰋􏰆􏰌􏰀􏰆􏰊􏰀􏰍􏰄􏰎􏰆􏰏􏰐􏰑􏰑􏰆􏰒􏰆􏰂􏰊􏰀 Text is in French. ...
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Some PDF are partially displayed in Google Docs Viewer

I have a web application where people can upload PDF files and I'm reviewing it online with Google Docs Viewer API, from a back-end web application. I can get many different PDF sources, because of ...
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How to make multipage book in Calaméo?

If I upload a PDF binder I get the correct amount of pages but with the content of the first page on each. If I upload a number of PDFs separately it just creates a new publication for each PDF. ...